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Re: C-p, C-b, C-f, and C-n... why?

From: Xavier Maillard
Subject: Re: C-p, C-b, C-f, and C-n... why?
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 18:40:47 +0100
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   From: Lennart Borgman <address@hidden>
   Cc: address@hidden, Emacs Devel <address@hidden>

   Mathias Dahl wrote:

   >How about
   >     There are several ways you can do this.  You can use the arrow
   >     keys or you can use C-p, C-b, C-f, and C-n.  Generally, many find
   >     the latter more efficient in the long run because it keeps your
   >     hands in the standard position.  These characters are equivalent
   >     to the four arrow keys like this:
   >Thus avoiding expressions like "but it is generally more..." which
   >forces an opinion in the user. IMHO, of course. :)
   I vote for this one! It addresses the newbie which is the purpose.

My vote goes to this one too.


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